If your smile makes you uncomfortable, or less confident when you speak to people, maybe it’s time you consider cosmetic dentistry. At Inspiring Smiles in Cumming, GA, our cosmetic dentistry specialist can give you a smile you’ve always wanted and deserve.
Lumineers are veneers that are made of porcelain and offer you an easy way to a have permanently whiter and flawlessly aligned smile. Our dentist, at Inspiring Smiles, can put on this contact lens-thin "smile shapers" to your teeth without any grating or shaving of your teeth. Lumineers can change your teeth into a more natural and stunning smile. Lumineers can be put in during two dental appointments. On the first visit, to our Inspiring Smiles office, the doctor will make a customized mold of your teeth. Then a shade that matches your natural teeth will be chosen to make the Lumineer. During the second visit, the Lumineers are tested for fit, and the shade is compared to confirm the Lumineer matches and looks natural. Once the dentist decides the fit and shade are ideal, the Lumineer is attached, painlessly, creating a natural, healthy smile.
Porcelain Veneers are thin pieces of sturdy, tooth shaped porcelain that are made by our professional dental laboratory. This type of veneer can restore crooked, harshly stained, or chipped teeth to create a more cosmetically uniformed and brighter smile. Porcelain veneers usually take about two dental visits for the entire procedure. The doctor will begin by taking an impression of the tooth and select the correct shade that matches the rest of your teeth. After your first appointment, the dentist will order your veneers from our dental lab. The lab will handcraft the veneers according to the doctor's specifications. Once they are delivered to the office, the doctor will begin the process by scraping and reshaping the tooth for the veneer to fit perfectly. Then teeth are cleaned with a special liquid to get a strong bond. The cement is placed between the tooth and the veneer, and a special light is used to harden and set the bond. Before you leave, you will be provided with instructions on how to care for your new veneers. Brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits will help in the life of your new veneers.
Composite veneers are considered another alternative to porcelain veneers. The one big difference is that are not made in a laboratory which is cost effective. They are made by the dentist with tooth-colored material and then bonded directly onto the teeth. Composite veneers can make teeth whiter rather than use peroxide to bleach teeth. They can make your smile wider and correct some chipping, tooth wear, crowding, and spacing. However, there are more benefits to using porcelain veneers. Composite veneers last about 7-10 years whereas porcelain veneers can last 15 or more years.
DURAthin veneers are a new form of cosmetic dentistry and can be used for people who have small teeth, a narrow smile or have concerns regarding spacing or discoloration. DURAthin Prep-less Veneers are very thin porcelain veneers that are custom made and designed to adhere directly to the front of the tooth.
DURAthin veneers require little to no removal of the original tooth and the process for bonding them is painless. They look and feel like natural teeth and are made strong and durable. Also, DURAthin veneers do not create any visible damage to the original teeth and can be easily reversed.
Dr. Barden is a provider and is specifically trained in the artistry of DURAthin veneers. He can help you achieve that perfect smile you’ve always wanted without having to drill or damage your natural teeth.
DURAthin Prep-less veneers effectively:
- Corrects spacing, discoloration, small teeth, or narrow smile
- Keeps your natural teeth healthy with minimal to no drilling required
- Provides sensitivity free results
- Creates a beautiful, natural looking smile
To schedule an appointment for cosmetic dentistry, call Inspiring Smiles in Cumming GA at (770) 824-8673.